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Statewide economic impact of Rep. Canales seen on two measures he successfully carried to help Port of Houston Authority and Houston Ship Channel

Featured: With the City of Houston downtown skyscrapers in the background, crews work at a portion of the Port of Houston, helping that city rank as the the country’s number one region for exports. Energy production and the export of crude oil, along with the increasing global demand for chemicals produced in the region, are major drivers of this success. Photograph Courtesy PORT OF HOUSTON

Featured: With the City of Houston downtown skyscrapers in the background, crews work at a portion of the Port of Houston, helping that city rank as the country’s number one region for exports. Energy production and the export of crude oil, along with the increasing global demand for chemicals produced in the region, are major drivers of this success.

Photograph Courtesy PORT OF HOUSTON

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Bringing new businesses, helping existing businesses, creating more jobs next to Bert Ogden Arena and H-E-B Park are top goals of successful legislation by Rep. Canales and Sen. Hinojosa

Featured: The $88.3 million, 190,000 square foot Bert Ogden Arena, owned by the City of Edinburg, a first-class indoor multi-purpose center located at the corner of Interstate Highway 69-Central and Alberta Road in east Edinburg.

Photograph Courtesy BERT OGDEN ARENA

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Plan designed to maintain hundreds of millions of dollars for state trauma funding is approaching final approval by the Texas Legislature, reports Hidalgo County EMS/South Texas Air Med

Featured, from left: Rep. Ryan Guillén, D-Rio Grande City, and Rep. Sergio Muñoz, D-Mission, on July 9, 2015 at the Double Tree Suites by Hilton Hotel in McAllen for the 84th Legislative Session Wrap-up Luncheon on Thursday, July 9, 2015 hosted by the McAllen Chamber of Commerce. Photograph By MARK MONTEMAYOR

Featured, from left: Rep. Ryan Guillén, D-Rio Grande City, and Rep. Sergio Muñoz, D-Mission, on July 9, 2015, at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel in McAllen for the 84th Legislative Session Wrap-up Luncheon on Thursday, July 9, 2015, hosted by the McAllen Chamber of Commerce.

Photograph By MARK MONTEMAYOR

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Sports medicine institute in Pharr, Doctor of Audiology degree among UTRGV issues on agenda for UT System Board of Regents on Wednesday and Thursday, announces Rep. Canales

Featured, from left: Hidalgo County Commissioner Precinct 1 David L. Fuentes, Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernández, MD, Chief Medical Compliance Officer, DHR Health, and Mario Lizcano, Administrator of Corporate Affairs, DHR Health, following the mayor’s third annual State of the City Address on Thursday, January 17, 2019.

Photograph Courtesy CITY OF PHARR

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DHR Health is now functioning as a Level I Trauma Center

Featured, from left: Carlos García-Cantú, MD, Director of Surgery, DHR Health; Manish Singh, MD, Chief Executive Officer, DHR Health; Kenneth L. Mattox, MD, Distinguished Service Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Chief of Staff and Surgeon-in-Chief, Ben Taub Hospital, Houston; Ronald M. Stewart, Chair, Department of Surgery, UT Health Science Center, San Antonio; Raúl Barreda, MD, Trauma Medical Director, DHR Health; and Ricardo Martínez, MD, Assistant Medical Director, General Surgery, DHR Health on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance. Photograph Courtesy DHR HEALTH
Featured, from left: Carlos García-Cantú, MD, Director of Surgery, DHR Health; Manish Singh, MD, Chief Executive Officer, DHR Health; Kenneth L. Mattox, MD, Distinguished Service Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Chief of Staff and Surgeon-in-Chief, Ben Taub Hospital, Houston; Ronald M. Stewart, Chair, Department of Surgery, UT Health Science Center, San Antonio; Raúl Barreda, MD, Trauma Medical Director, DHR Health; and Ricardo Martínez, MD, Assistant Medical Director, General Surgery, DHR Health on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance.

Photograph Courtesy DHR HEALTH

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Striving for better: Raquel Pérez, UT Rio Grande Valley soon-to-be graduate, who embraces her roots as a migrant farmworker, ready for next chapter

Featured: Raquel Pérez, right, posing with her mother and father, Raquel and Fito Pérez, is the youngest of four children and a migrant farmworker, and she will be the first in her family to graduate from a university when she walks on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Spring Commencement at the McAllen Convention Center. The journey to get the diploma took five years. She is one of the first at UTRGV to receive the Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers, under the Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation.

Featured: Raquel Pérez, right, posing with her mother and father, Raquel and Fito Pérez, is the youngest of four children and a migrant farmworker, and she will be the first in her family to graduate from a university when she walks on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Spring Commencement at the McAllen Convention Center. The journey to get the diploma took five years. She is one of the first at UTRGV to receive the Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers, under the Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation.

Photograph By SILVER SALAS

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Public law school for Rio Grande Valley, which would feature $52 million building and 100 students in first entering class in 2027, is authorized by Texas House of Representatives

Featured, from left: Rep. Eddie Lucio, III, D-Brownsville; Rep. Sergio Muñoz, D-Mission; Rep. Alex Domínguez, D-Brownsville; Rep. Óscar Longoria, D-La Joya; Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg; and Rep. Armando “Mando” Martínez, D-Weslaco. Photograph Courtesy REP. ARMANDO “MANDO” MARTÍNEZ

Featured, from left: Rep. Eddie Lucio, III, D-Brownsville; Rep. Sergio Muñoz, D-Mission; Rep. Alex Domínguez, D-Brownsville; Rep. Óscar Longoria, D-La Joya; Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg; and Rep. Armando “Mando” Martínez, D-Weslaco.

Photograph Courtesy REP. ARMANDO “MANDO” MARTÍNEZ

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Millions of Texans may be able to legally display hunting and fishing licenses on mobile devices under measure spearheaded by Rep. Canales

Featured, from left: Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernández, MD, and Chief Medical Compliance Officer, DHR Health; Dr. Daniel King, Superintendent, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District; Dr. Shirley A. Reed, President, South Texas College; Víctor Pérez, Executive Director, Pharr Economic Development Corporation; Thomas J. Walters, Director of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC); Congressman Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo; and Rose Benavidez, Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, South Texas College, and President, Starr County Industrial Foundation, on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence (RCPSE) in Pharr. Photograph By PRISCILLA LOZANO

Featured, from left: Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernández, MD, and Chief Medical Compliance Officer, DHR Health; Dr. Daniel King, Superintendent, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District; Dr. Shirley A. Reed, President, South Texas College; Víctor Pérez, Executive Director, Pharr Economic Development Corporation; Thomas J. Walters, Director of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC); Congressman Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo; and Rose Benavidez, Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, South Texas College, and President, Starr County Industrial Foundation, on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence (RCPSE) in Pharr.

Photograph By PRISCILLA LOZANO

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